Praise be to Allah the Most Gracious Most Merciful:

David & Solomon, Koran Vs Bible

God addressing King David in the Holy Bible:

Samuel II 12:11-12 "" Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun. For thou didst it secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.""

Such words of "threat to revenge" may be uttered by human despotic tyrant to one of his subjects; but does your common sense accept that they were uttered by the Most Merciful, Most Gracious, Most Exalted in Wisdom, the Almighty our Creator? Does God punish the innocent naive wives of David with such ignominious sexual assault on them by (someone) for an offense they themselves didn't commit? They are innocent!!

Is our Creator so unjust, and so cruel to punish anyone of his creatures for an offense the creature hadn't committed? Is not such a punishment a shameful sin by itself - Adultery-? Ordered by God to be committed on the innocent wives of David? Whatever offense their husband David committed, should they be punished for it by having their chastity subjected to humiliation (adultery) which is forbidden by God? Is it reasonable that God imposes such a verdict on the innocent women?

Please use your reason and judge for yourself as to whether such an account in the Holy Bible a genuine Word of our Creator!

Please compare and contrast it with following Koranic verses:

""... And no soul earns evil but only against itself; nor does any bearer of burden bear the burden of another...."" 6:164

"" And on that day no soul will be wronged in aught; nor will you be requited but for what you used to do. "" 36:54

In the Holy Bible:

Kings I 11:3-4 "" And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines: and his wives turned away his heart. For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.""

According to this portion of Solomon's biography in the Bible, we notice that he had total of One thousand (1000) wives!! Is it reasonable for any man to have this great number of wives? Was Solomon so lustful and an ardent womanizer? Didn't he have any other work to do except satisfying his sexual desire? Solomon was a king and on his shoulders rested the heavy burden of all his nation at that time. Was he so negligent of his obligations towards his people (as a king) by passing his whole time with such an army of wives? What was he? A Playboy?

Even in our present time, if a rancher keeps (1000) cows and (one) bull only in his ranch, can the bull inseminate all the cows? Or there should be at least (100) bulls for the (1000) cows at scale of (10) cows for (one) bull!!

Solomon's story does not stop at this strange episode of the horde of wives; but it crossed beyond the border of depicting Solomon as an Apostate: A Renegade, deserting from the worship of One God (our Creator), to the worship of several other gods!! Is this reasonable for a wise "Man of God" like Solomon to be such a wanton heedless unbeliever in Our Creator? Please think and use your common sense and judge for your self!

The strange thing we find about Solomon in the Holy Bible is that in another episode, God highly dignifies and honors him.

In the Holy Bible, God said to Solomon:

Chronicles II 1:11-12: "" And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king. Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.""

Does God so easily contradict His decision? Is He so unsteady in His judgment about any creature? Is He in doubt about what he decides? Is it not a flagrant blasphemy to attribute to Our Creator such inconstancy? Is it not an abomination to depict God as an incompetent person who does not make up his mind on a steady decision?

Please read the following Koranic verses about David & Solomon:

"" And WE gave knowledge to David and Solomon and they said, `All praise belongs to ALLAH, Who has exalted us above many of HIS believing servants. "" 27:15

"" Bear patiently what they say, and remember Our servant David, the man of might; surely he was always turning to God. "" 38:17

"" And WE strengthened his kingdom, and gave him (David) wisdom and decisive judgment. ""38:20

"" And WE bestowed on David Solomon who was an excellent servant of Ours. He was always turning to US. ""38:30

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